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Apparel designer Camiyah Mays is a senior in the Middle Tennessee State University fashion department whose designs will star in this spring’s Textile and Merchandising Fashion Show.  Growing up around her grandmother and great-grandmother, who were both seamstresses, Mays’ passion for fashion was organically cultivated in her younger, more formative years. Her grandmother– who still …

Story by John Cantor / Core Writer The continuing student artist series “Music Mondays” swung into the new week this past Monday with the sweet songs of Match Records artist Chase Cimala. Cimala, currently a freshman at Middle Tennessee State University, is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from the small town of Somerset, Kentucky. Chase Cimala (left) …

Story by Kaleah Wooten / Contributing Writer Photos by MT SPARE “Music Mondays” is one of the many opportunities for Middle Tennessee State University students to break up the humdrum of the pandemic. Every Monday, MT Spare and Match Records bring a new local artist to the KUC Theater stage, where students can kick back …

Story by Kaleah Wooten / Contributing Writer The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly left many college students far from relaxed.  In order to follow social distancing rules that aim to flatten the COVID-19 curve, several coronavirus ramifications have ensued: commencement cancellations, Zoom fatigue, a dim job market, lack of campus community, inability to connect with …

Story and photos by Zoë Haggard / Contributing Writer Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted the End Hazing Now Coalition, which featured two keynote speakers and a Q&A session Tuesday night at the Student Union Ballroom on Middle Tennessee State University campus. The speakers were Rae Ann Gruver and Lianne Kowiak—two mothers whose sons died after …

Photos and story by Carla Hicks / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University held the National Pan-Hellenic Homecoming Step Show Friday night, October 26, 2019 in the Student Union Ballroom. The winners were based on who performed the best between the fraternities and sororities.  The two fraternities that competed were Phi Beta Sigma and Kappa …